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Macedonia : Military Decree of Amphipolis

Macedonia : Military Decree of Amphipolis

  The “Amphipolis Lion”. The Military Decree of Amphipolis (ca. 200 BC) is a Macedonian Greek inscription of two marble blocks, that originally contain at least three columns of text. It preserves a list of regulations governing the behaviour and discipline of the Macedonian army in camp. “ τοὺς μὴ φέροντας τι τῶν καθηκόντων αὐτοῖς ὅπλων ζημιούτωσαν κατά τα γεγραμμένα· […]

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Ancient Literary Evidence : Distinction between Ancient Macedonians and Barbarians

Ancient Literary Evidence : Distinction between Ancient Macedonians and Barbarians

Collection of ancient literary Evidence which prove Ancient Macedonians were dinstict from Barbarians.   [1] During this period he [Alexander] defeated the Maedi who had risen in revolt, captured their city, drove out its barbarous inhabitants, established a colony of Greeks assembled from various regions and named it Alexandroupolis. [Plut. 7.9, page 260) [Here we have undisputed evidence of Macedonia’s Greekness. On […]

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